|Sixth Place For The No. 25 BMW M6 GTLM In The 65Th Running Of The Twelve Hours Of Sebring|
|◾Bill Auberlen, Alexander Sims and Kuno Wittmer finish sixth at the Twelve Hours of Sebring.
◾Number 24 BMW M6 GTLM and the Turner BMW M6 GT3 are forced to retire early.
Sebring. In the second round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IWSC) in Sebring (USA), the number 25 BMW M6 GTLM, driven by Bill Auberlen (USA), Alexander Sims (GBR) and Kuno Wittmer (CAN), finished sixth in the GTLM class. The three BMW Team RLL drivers completed 334 laps in the 65th running of the endu...[Read more...]|
|MAIDEN POLE POSITION FOR THE BMW M6 GTLM IN SEBRING – AUBERLEN AND EDWARDS LOCK OUT FRONT ROW FOR BMW TEAM RLL|
|Sebring (US), 18th March 2016. Strong showing by BMW Team RLL in qualifying for the 12-hour race in Sebring (US): Bill Auberlen (US) secured GTLM pole position at the wheel of the number 25 BMW M6 GTLM, setting a best lap time of 1:58.402 minutes. John Edwards (US) finished just 0.190 seconds behind his team-mate and will start the second round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IWSC) from P2 in the number 100 car.
In only its second appearance in the IWSC, the BMW M6 GTLM...[Read more...]|
|BMW M6 GTLM AND BMW M6 GT3 MASTER THE CHALLENGE OF DAYTONA AT THEIR DEBUT RACE|
|Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – January 31, 2016… Both the new BMW M6 GTLM and the BMW M6 GT3 proved their promising potential in the very first round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship: At the classic 24 Hours of Daytona (US), the number 25 BMW M6 GTLM crossed the line in fifth in the GTLM category. Bill Auberlen (US), Dirk Werner (DE), Augusto Farfus (BR) and Bruno Spengler (CA) had alternated at the wheel over the course of their 721 race laps.
In the GTD class, the number 97 Tur...[Read more...]|
|BMW TEAM RLL QUALIFY NEW M6 GTLM RACING CARS 3RD AND 6TH FOR 54TH ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA|
|Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – January 28, 2016… The two new BMW Team RLL M6 GTLM racing cars will start the 54th annual Rolex 24 At Daytona, the opening round of the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, from the third and sixth positions in the GTLM field.
This afternoon's 15-minute qualifying session was held under rainy skies making for the wettest track of the day and very difficult conditions. A red flag for a competitor's crash halted the action after only four cars completed tw...[Read more...]|
|BMW TEAM RLL - PETIT LE MANS PREVIEW|
|Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – Sept. 27, 2016… BMW Team RLL will finish its eighth consecutive year racing for BMW and the first season for the all-new BMW M6 GTLM at this weekend's Petit Le Mans race at Road Atlanta, in Braselton, Ga.
Petit Le Mans, the traditional 10-hour season-ender of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, will see BMW Motorsport DTM driver Augusto Farfus rejoin Bill Auberlen and Dirk Werner in the No. 25 M6. Farfus, along with fellow DTM teammate Bruno Spengler, dr...[Read more...]|
|2016 BMW M6 GTLM TO MAKE US PUBLIC DEBUT AT NOV. 17-18 IMSA DAYTONA TEST|
| ||Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – November 13, 2015… BMW Team RLL will participate in the Nov. 17-18 IMSA test at Daytona International Speedway marking the first public test of BMW's latest endurance racing challenger, the BMW M6 GTLM. As announced during last season's Petit Le Mans weekend, BMW Team RLL is expected to campaign two M6 GTLM race cars in the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
The M6 GTLM recently completed its first US test at Sebring International Raceway in late Octob...[Read more...]|
|BMW TEAM RLL - MAZDA RACEWAY LAGUNA SECA PREVIEW|
|Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – April 27, 2015… Following a sweet victory in the streets of Long Beach on April 18th, BMW Team RLL will look for another West Coast win as the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship remains in California for the Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix, at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, on May 3rd. The victory at Long Beach by Bill Auberlen and Dirk Werner, driving the No. 25 BMW Z4 GTLM, has moved BMW and the Auberlen/Werner duo to second place in both Manufacturer's and...[Read more...]|
|BMW TEAM RLL - SPORTS CAR SHOWCASE AT LONG BEACH PREVIEW|
|Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – April 13, 2015… BMW Team RLL carries the momentum of two fourth-place finishes for the No. 24 BMW Z4 GTLM car at the Rolex 24 At Daytona and the 12 Hours of Sebring and a second-place finish at Daytona for the No. 25 machine to the April 18th TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Sports Car Showcase. As part of the Long Beach Grand Prix weekend, the race is the shortest of the year at only 100 minutes, and is held on the 1.968-mile, 11-turn temporary street course - t...[Read more...]|
|BMW CELEBRATES 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF 1975 SEBRING VICTORY WITH ORIGINAL TEAM AND DRIVERS|
|• Commemorative livery to race on both BMW Team RLL machines.|
Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – March 17, 2015… BMW Team RLL will entertain very special guests and race with a commemorative livery on both BMW Z4 GTLM machines at the 63rd Annual 12 Hours of Sebring on Saturday, March 21st. The race marks the 40th anniversary of BMW's first major sports car race victory in the US. Introduced last Friday evening by Ludwig Willisch, President and CEO, BMW of North America, at his BMW Legends d...[Read more...]